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Obituaries December 12, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 10 December 2012 00:00

BARRY LEE STEWART, 67
MARK L. THIXTON, 53
PATRICK J. GARRY
FAYE ROGERS, 82
TALMER R. ROBERTS, 64
THELMA BELLE BARTRON, 65
KENNETH LEE ROSE, 76
KATHY L. BRANHAM, 56
RUBY ANNADEAN YORK, 64
THOMAS ANDREW CHAPMAN, 77
GUY T. "BUDDY" PIRTLE, 73
FRANK ANDREW FISHER, 51
PAUL WILLIAM GRAUPE
PAUL WILLIAM GRAUPE
IRENE RUTH GRESHAM, 99
EARL WALKER, 75
MARTHA JANE CHAMBERS JONES, 89
TOM L. CADLE, 59
EARL WALKER, 75,
DORIS J. SISK, 62
CARISSA A. EDDINGTON, 42


BARRY LEE STEWART, 67, Borden, died at his home on Monday, December 3, 2012.
He was the only child of Everett Lee and Norma Lucille (Nicholson) Stewart. He graduated from Borden High School in 1963. He served in the Air Force Reserves from 1965-1969 and was activated for duty in Vietnam from 1968-1969. Upon returning home from his service, he worked for the State Highway Department and eventually became a Land Surveyor. He worked for many years at the T.J. Boofter and Associates before retiring in 1995. He attended the Borden Baptist Church and belonged to the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors.

In 1987, he married Elsie Irene (Voyles) Jordan.

He was preceeded in death by his parents and his wife.

He leaves behind a stepson, Stephen K. Jordan; daughter-in-law, Jeanine (Sizemore) Jordan and two granddaughters, Hannah Genevieve Jordan and Megan Arlene Jordan, as well as many friends and family that will miss him very much.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at the old Borden Christian Church (behind Brewers). Viewing will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden, and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.

The family request any memorial gifts to be made in his name to Hosparus of Southern Indiana or the Wounded Warrior Fund.

Online expressions may be made at www.hughestaylor.net


MARK L. THIXTON, 53, Salem, died Monday, December 3, 2012 at University of Louisville Hospital.

He was born April 6, 1959 in Salem the son of Everett and Laura Mae Voyles Thixton. He was a former employee of Kimball's in Borden and IDX in Jeffersonville. He was a member of the Salem Moose Lodge.

He is survived by a son, Jameson Thixton of Salem; his mother, Laura Mae Thixton of Salem; a brother, Tim Thixton of Salem; two sisters, Tammie McDonald of Fenton, Missouri and Sonnie Davis of Clearwater, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his father, Everett Thixton.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 from 4-7 p.m.


PATRICK J. GARRY, born in Owensboro, Ky. on August 16, 1939, died Monday, December 3, 2012.

He served his country in the Army, and his community as a Ham Radio Operator. He worked for Stry-Lenkoff for 44 years where he invented a process of applying invisible ink to books, and later a pen cap for the invisible ink pen that couldn’t be swallowed by a child. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Walter and Dorothy Monarch Garry and his twin sister who died at birth.

Survivors include his wife Mary; daughter, Kathy Stewart (Robert); son Glenn Garry (Alexandra); grandchildren, David Jourden (Sarah), Chris Jourden, Michael Jourden, Caden Garry and Zachary Garry, and many nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Francis of Assisi, 1960 Bardstown Road, with burial following in Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Ratterman and Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road and after 9:30 a.m. Friday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hosparus or to the St. Francis of Assisi School.


FAYE ROGERS, 82, Underwood, died on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.

She was born on February 11, 1930 in Floyds Knobs, the daughter of the late Clarence Joseph and Cora Isabel (Allen) Banet and a graduate of Georgetown (IN) High School Class of 1948. She was a retired Administrative Assistant for the old St. Edward's Hospital in New Albany and a member of Fairview Christian Church in Underwood.

She was preceded in death by a son, Don Rogers and a brother, Jerry Banet.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Jack D. Rogers; a son, Ed Rogers and his wife Donna of Scottsburg; a daughter, Janice Belviy and her husband Robert of Scottsburg; a daughter in law, Zel Rogers of Indianapolis; three sisters, Judy Keithley and her husband Don of Edwardsville, Donna Grimes of New Albany and Vicky Longest and her husband David of Floyds Knobs; a sister in law, Delores Banet of New Albany; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Fairview Christian Church with Phil LaMaster officiating.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Thursday at Fairview Christian Church. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Fairview Christian Church c/o Collins Funeral Home.Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


TALMER R. ROBERTS, 64, Pekin, died Monday, December 3, 2012 at Kindred Health Care in Sellersburg.

He was born November 25, 1948 in Kentucky the son of Cyrus and Clara Gibson Roberts.

He is survived by a brother Hairl Roberts of Pekin, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Mt. Washington Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until time of service.


THELMA BELLE BARTRON, 76, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Kindred Hospital at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on January 9, 1936 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Glen and Gladys (Sherrard) Rose and a graduate of Scottsburg High School, Class of 1953. He was married on January 30, 1998 to Kay D. Douglas. He was retired from Dupont Chemical Company in Louisville and a veteran of the Indiana Army National Guard.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Diekhoff.
Survivors include his wife, Kay D. Rose; a son, Stephen D. Brisbin; a daughter, Kelly Brisbin; a brother, Morris Rose; a sister, Bev Taflinger and a grandson, Darryn Morris all of Scottsburg.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Scott County Animal Shelter c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net


KENNETH LEE ROSE, 76, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Kindred Hospital at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on January 9, 1936 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Glen and Gladys (Sherrard) Rose and a graduate of Scottsburg High School, Class of 1953. He was married on January 30, 1998 to Kay D. Douglas. He was retired from Dupont Chemical Company in Louisville and a veteran of the Indiana Army National Guard.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Diekhoff.
Survivors include his wife, Kay D. Rose; a son, Stephen D. Brisbin; a daughter, Kelly Brisbin; a brother, Morris Rose; a sister, Bev Taflinger and a grandson, Darryn Morris all of Scottsburg.
Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial followed in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Scott County Animal Shelter c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.ne


KATHY L. BRANHAM, 56, of Scottsburg, died Friday, November 23, 2012 at Hosparus in patient care center in Louisville.
Born July 26, 1956 in Vincennes, she was the daughter of Bobby Lee Sr and Joyce Geraldine (Snelling) Cissell who are both deceased.
She was the former owner of Slammers Tavern in Jeffersonville, and was a twenty-two year member of the Order of Eastern Star, life member of the VFW in Jeffersonville, and was a member of Faith Evangelist Tabernacle.
Survivors include a daughter, Joni Renee’ (Philip Smith) Hampton of Jeffersonville, grandson, Toby Thompson of Jeffersonville, four step children, Theresa Tabor of New Albany, Freddy Lee Jr. Branham of Sellersburg, Mark Branham of Louisville, Matthew Branham of Little Rock, Ark., step-grandchildren, Christine Anderson, Houston Branham, step mother, Pauline Crider of Otisco, half brother Vincent Cissell of Underwood, three brothers, Rickey Cissell of Tuscan, Arizona, Bobby Lee Jr., Cissell of Hendersonville, Ky., Donny Cissell of Henryville, three sisters, Debbie Fortney of Lexington, Tammy Fackler of Henryville, Vicki Cissell of Henryville.
She was preceded in death by her husband Freddy Lee Branham.
Graveside services were Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be given to her family c/o Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


RUBY ANNADEAN YORK, 64, of Scottsburg, died Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 24, 1948 in Whitehouse, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Wade and Goldie (Cavens) Laney. She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Scottsburg.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jr. & Wade Laney and three sisters, Evelyn Burkes, Frankie Hurt & Nancy Harrison.
Survivors include five daughters, Louise Gabbard of Austin, Indiana, Evelyn Raichel of Scottsburg, Linda York of Ohio, Loretta Boyette of Oklahoma & Dovie Crum of Kentucky; a son, Jimmy Strong of Kentucky; two brothers, Charlie Laney of Wabash & Hubert Laney of Alabama; two sisters, Bessie Rickman of Georgia & Liza Hurt; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Jackson officiating.
Interment to follow at New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 am Monday at Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


THOMAS ANDREW CHAPMAN, 77, of Charlestown, died Thursday December 6, 2012 at his home.
He was born on January 18, 1935 to Henry and Alice McDowell Chapman in Glasgow, Ky. and was a retired lighting and set director for WHAS-TV in Louisville. He was an army veteran and a member of the Clark County Historical Society and the Clark County Militia Reenactors.
He is survived by his wife the former Rebecca Robertson, daughters; Betty Jean Chapman of Asheville, N.C., Rebecca Alice Chapman and Sarah R. Cassady both of Charlestown, son; David Chapman of Kentucky; brother; Hank Chapman of Lexington and grandchildren; Jennifer and Matthew Peek and Christian Cassady.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday December 8, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.
Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


GUY T. "BUDDY" PIRTLE, 73, Scottsburg, died on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on April 22, 1939 in Howevalley, Kentucky,  the son of the late Guy S. and Mary (Kerfoot) Pirtle. He was a 1957 graduate of Howevalley High School and also a graduate of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. He was the former owner and operator of Mariann Travel Inn and Restaurant in Scottsburg.  His love of airplanes led him to get his pilot's license in 1976.  He served on the Indiana Hotel Motel Association board of directors for several years, and proudly served on the Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Dept., was a member of the Scott County Tourism board for many years and served as President for most of those years. He was awarded the Mayors Good Neighbor Award and received the Lieutenant Governors hospitality award and was a proud member of Moose Family lodge 2324. He operated Mariann Travel Inn and Restaurant for 35 years.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Brenda Sue Cooper and Lorene Joyce Hack.
He is survived by his wife, Dorie (Cox) Pirtle; a daughter, Shawna Parker and her husband Doug of Scottsburg;  two stepdaughters, Kristy Barton and her husband Richie of Lexington and Kim Keller and her husband Joe of Bloomington;  a brother,  Jack Pirtle and his wife Rita of Murray, Kentucky;  two brothers-in-law, Benny Cooper of Elizabethtown, Kentucky and Eddie Hack of Kentucky; nine grandchildren, Megan Richey and her husband Donald, Lauren Richey and her husband James, Ceclia and Guy Parker, Sidney, Addison and Garrison Barton, Olivia and Chase Keller; four great-grandchildren, Braelyn, Bryton, Lilah and Hailey Richey; a cousin,Bill Pirtle and his wife Joyce who was more like a brother, of Tyler, Texas.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Satterly officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday  and after 10 a.m. Sunday at Collins Funeral Home.
He requested cremation following the services.
Memorial sontributions may be made to the Salvation Army, Kosair Hospital or Schneck Hospice Services c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


FRANK ANDREW FISHER, 51, died December 5, 2012, at the Fisher Farm in Nabb.
His sudden death occurred while he was working on the farm, which has been in the Fisher family for more than 100 years. Fisher was born May 11, 1961, in Houston, Texas.
He is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. Before moving to the family farm, he pursued a career in the technology industry, which included positions with both IBM and Apple. Although he continued his interest in technology after moving to the farm helping friends and neighbors with their computer problems, his first love was farming. He was an active member of the Salem Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed politics and worked as a volunteer on many Democratic campaigns.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Beth Walden Fisher. They were married on May 31, 1991, in San Marcos, Texas. He also is survived by a son, Emory, 11, daughter, Rachel, 11; parents, Frank Fisher Jr. and Eileen (Pat) Scanlon Fisher; sister, Anne Fisher McDaniel, brother-in-law, Timothy McDaniel, niece, Maggie McDaniel, and nephew Jack McDaniel, all of Houston.
A memorial service will be held at Madison Presbyterian Church in Madison, on Monday, December 10, at 2 p.m. under the direction of Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with Rev. Don Summerfield and Rev. Susan McGhee officiating.
Visitation will follow immediately after the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be sent to Camp Pyoca, the Presbyterian encampment, in Brownstown or Pope John Elementary school in Madison.


PAUL WILLIAM GRAUPE, of Austin, died November 29, 2009.
His remains were found on November 20, 2012. Born March 22, 1959, in Passaic, New Jersey, he was the son of Paul K. Graupe of Clifton, New Jersey and Delma Jean (Colwell) Pasley who is deceased. He was a 1978 Crothersville High School graduate, a proud member of the Teamsters Union Local 89. He was an employee of Morgan’s Packing Company.
Survivors include three brothers, Hugh Paley Jr., of Crothersville, Kenny (Tonjia) Pasley of Deputy, Christopher (Kati) Graupe of Stowe,Vermont, neices & nephews, Hailey Pasley, Brittany Pasley, Zach Pasley, Becca Owens, Nikolas Graupe and Christopher Graupe Jr.
Pastor Todd Wooten will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville with burial of cremains to follow at Spurgeon Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville and after 9 a.m. on Saturday.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


IRENE RUTH GRESHAM, 99, Salem, died Saturday, December 8 at Salem Crossing.
She was born September 19, 1913 in Oklahoma the daughter of Lawrence and Effie Zink Criswell. She was a homemaker and a retired cook for West Washington High School. She was a member of Kansas Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Huff in 1964. She then married Graydon Gresham and he preceded her in death in 1991. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jackie Lee Huff; a sister, Zola Setser and her parents.
She is survived by a son Jerry D. Huff of Pekin; four grandchildren, Jerry D. Huff Jr., Jacqueline Buick, Laura C. Thompson and Taylor N. Huff and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Kansas Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from noon until time of service.


EARL WALKER, 75, Salem, died Sunday, December 9 at 3 p.m. at his home.
He was born May 13, 1937 in Salem the son of Dave and America Carpenter Walker.  He was a retired employee of Kimball's.  He was a member of Canton Christian Church and an Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Hardin Walker.  They were married April 5, 1974.
He is also survived by two sons, Bryan Walker (Misty) and Aaron Walker (Danielle) both of Salem; four brothers, Jack Walker of Salem, Jim Walker of Kokomo, David Walker of Paoli and John Walker of Sellersburg; two sisters, Mary Tincher of Tampa, Florida and Lydia Little of Salem and two grandchildren, Hannah Grace and Haylie Faith Walker.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Vernon Walker and his parents.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. until time of service.


MARTHA JANE CHAMBERS JONES, 89, Madison, died Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Bee Hive Assisted Living.
She was born on February 4, 1923 in Rockhold, Ky. to Bailey and Nanny Harp Chambers. She was employed as a psychiatric attendant with the Madison State Hospital, retiring after 21 years of service. She was a member of the Hanover Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters: Gail (Carl) Jones of Madison, Betty Jett and Gwendolyn Reichenbach, both of Jeffersonville; her sons: Tommy (Della) Jones of Corydon, Terry Kenneth (Maureen) Jones of Melbourne, Fla.; her sister: Dorothy Cloud of Dayton, Oh.; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Woodrow Jones; her son: Gregory Warren Jones; her sisters: Myrtle Newman and Flora King; her brother: Elbert Chambers; and her sons-in-law: Ronald Reichenbach and David Jett.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Hanover Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Visitation will take place on Wednesday, December 12, from 4 to 8 pm at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, and at the church on Thursday from 10 am until the time of services.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or Hanover Baptist Church.


TOM L. CADLE, 59, Hardinsburg, died Thursday, December 6, 2012 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
He was born on April 5, 1953 in New Albany to Paul and Frances Miller Cadle. He retired in 2001 from the old Kimball Office Furniture Company, Borden Division, and was an employee of Blue River Cabinentry.
Survivors include his wife: Lynn Frederick Cadle; his son: Ricky L. Cadle of Columbus; his daughter: Elizabeth A. Cadle of Salem; his parents; his sister: Patricia Westfall of New Albany; his brother: Tim (Tammy) Cadle of Palmyra; and his grandchildren: Benjamin and Maddox Cadle. He was preceded in death by his sister: Paulette Cadle.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 9, 2012 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed at Hardinsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 240 Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222.


EARL WALKER, 75, Salem, died Sunday, December 9 at 3 p.m. at his home.
He was born May 13, 1937 in Salem the son of Dave and America Carpenter Walker.  He was a retired employee of Kimball's.  He was a member of Canton Christian Church and an Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Hardin Walker.  They were married April 5, 1974.
He is also survived by two sons, Bryan Walker (Misty) and Aaron Walker (Danielle) both of Salem; four brothers, Jack Walker of Salem, Jim Walker of Kokomo, David Walker of Paoli and John Walker of Sellersburg; two sisters, Mary Tincher of Tampa, Florida and Lydia Little of Salem and two grandchildren, Hannah Grace and Haylie Faith Walker.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Vernon Walker and his parents.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. until time of service.


DORIS J. SISK, 62, Charlestown, died on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born June 26, 1950 in Matador, Texas the daughter of Fred Clark and Blanch G. Trammell Payne. She was a Clerk for the U.S. Post Office in New Albany, a member of the Christ Gospel Church in Jeffersonville, Calligraphers Guild and enjoyed stamp collecting, painting and crafting her own greeting cards.
She is survived by her daughters, Cassandra Henderson(Jeff) and Callandra Wilson(Jon) both of Charlestown; sons, Damon Sisk, Charlestown and Wesley Sisk(Becky), Farmersville, Texas; sisters, Helen Keeton, Jeffersonville and Christine Townsend, Granite City, Ill.; brothers, Hollis Lutts, Arcadia, Okla. and Norris Payne; grandchildren, Natalia, Austin, Mitchell, Savannah and Matthew.
Funeral Services will be held at Christ Gospel Church on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11 a.m. with burial at Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held after 10 a.m.Wednesday at the Church.
Expressions of Sympathy in lieu of flowers in memory of Doris may take the form of donations to Christ Gospel Church, 2614 East Highway 62, Jeffersonville, IN 47130.
Grayson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


CARISSA A. EDDINGTON, 42, of New Albany, died Sunday at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born January 29, 1970 to John and Martha Jenkins in New Albany. She was a LPN and was in school to receive her RN.
Surviving include, her husband, Paul Eddington; son, Paul Christopher Eddington; parents, John and Martha Jenkins; a brother, Michael (Jessica) Jenkins; sisters, Melissa Jenkins and Sarah Jenkins, grandmother: Anna Wood; step-mother, Barbara Jenkins; mother-in-law, Betty Eddington; brother-in-law, Todd Eddington and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Spring Valley Funeral & Cremation Services, 1217 E. Spring Street with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 3-8 p.m at the funeral home.


 

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